Livestock Officers

Job Description

Job Title:                   Livestock Officer

Working Area:          Tharparkar, Tando Allahyar, Matiari and Mirpur Khas Districts

Report to:                  Program Coordinator

Project Title:             Growth for Rural Advancement and Sustainable Progress (GRASP)



1. (Qualifications and Experience)

  • Master in Veterinary/Animal Husbandry sciences from HEC recognized University.
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in the field of handling similar projects and programs in the livestock sector, especially programs being implemented with Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.


2. Job Purpose

  • The Livestock Officer will lead the livestock related component of the project as technical lead. The position holder will plan, execute and ensure quality and timely implementation of the livestock related activities under the project.


3. Knowledge, Skills & Behaviour

  • Good understanding about livestock sector in Sindh and coordination requirements.
  • In-depth understanding of livestock sector in project area.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge in community mobilization.
  • Knowledge of Livestock business/ Business Management an added value.
  • Experience of working within complex organizational structures
  •  Possess excellent interpersonal skills; Good resource and time management skills
  • Computer literate, knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  •  Willingness to travel frequently.


4. Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Introduce the overall program concept, approach, methodology and Program components to have a long-term vision of the program in Livestock sector.
  • Identification and selection of local Business Interest Group Organization (BIOs) /CRPs/ Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs), Producers/Farmers, women entrepreneurs in Livestock sector.
  • Make plan of implementation for all the livestock related activities of the project in consultation with Program Coordinator.
  • Lead the orientation and awareness programs through the development of rural micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in livestock sector.
  • To guide the project team and stakeholders on livestock management approaches.
  • Coordinate with district livestock department and finalize technical specifications and implementation strategies of livestock related initiatives of the project.
  • To guide the project team and stakeholders on Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in livestock.
  • Develop specifications/criteria for beneficiaries’/sites selection for livestock related activities.
  • Develop feasibility of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in livestock.
  • Develop business cases of Farmer Market Collectives (FMCs) in livestock.
  • Prepare progress/activity reports and submit to line manager
  • Perform any other official task assigned by the Supervisor.